10 June 2021 - Scientific Day

Epidemiology, medical research, innovation: a day to discover the latest advances


Transmission of the virus, clinical facts, laboratory-based diagnosis, treatments, ...

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Field epidemiology, research projects and training sessions in support of MSF.

Pneumococcal Disease: Fractional Dose PCV 10 Trial

To estimate the impact of a single fractionnal dose PCV10 campaign


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Field epidemiology activities, research projects and training sessions in support of Médecins sans frontières
Field epidemiology activities, research projects and training sessions in support of Médecins sans frontières

Latest news

Tuberculose : test LAM

Improving diagnosis of tuberculosis in severely malnourished children.

Published on 11.05.2021
Maradi_Eric Bouvet

Malaria: the fight continues

Published on 23.04.2021
Test diagnostique rapide COVID

COVID-19: First Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Tests in resource-limited Environment Demonstrates Good Sensitivity

Published on 30.03.2021

Latest publications

Potential value of urine lateral-flow lipoarabinomannan (LAM) test for diagnosing tuberculosis among severely acute malnourished children.

Journal Reference: PloS one 2021 ; 16(5); e0250933. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0250933. Epub 2021 05 05
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High level of HIV drug resistance informs dolutegravir roll-out and optimized NRTI backbone strategy in Mozambique.

Journal Reference: JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2021, dlab050
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What gaps remain in the HIV cascade of care? Results of a population-based survey in Nsanje District, Malawi.

Journal Reference: PloS one 2021 ; 16(4); e0248410. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248410. Epub 2021 04 22
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Randomised trials at the level of the individual.

Journal Reference: The Lancet. Global health 2021 May ; 9(5); e691-e700. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30540-4. Epub 2021 04 18
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Latest resources

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The Figaro Sciences - The fight against malaria at a standstill (FR)

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Humanitarian alternatives - A humanitarian perspective on the French response to the coronavirus epidemic

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La Croix - Tribune - Emmanuel Baron - Believe or convince, you have to choose (FR)

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Epicentre Scientifique Day

Each year, Epicentre organises a Scientific Day during which the epidemiologist team reports on the works of the previous year. This event brings together MSF field players and world-renowned experts, and it is becoming a major meeting place to share knowledge and critical views on the practices and stakes of medicine in humanitarian situations.